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Barry Schiller: It’s time to re-assess that proposed train station bus hub

In RIPTA, Transportation by Barry Schiller22 Comments

Do you remember that in 2014 Rhode Islanders approved a vaguely worded $35 million bus hub transit bond? However, at this point, with that much money at stake, I think our state should re-examine the need for the proposed Providence train station area bus hub. A news report indicated no Boston area developers were interested in leveraging the voter-approved bond …

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Bike to Work Day – May 17, 2013

In Bicycles, Events by Barry Schiller2 Comments

There are a lot of bicycle issues in Rhode Island including getting the shoulders of streets properly swept, providing more bike parking racks, finding funding to finish and connect various bike paths, identifying and signing appropriate bike routes, enforcing laws against dangerous driving, developing bike-share programs, and more generally creating a transportation culture that includes support and respect for bicycling. Progress is not easy on any of this.